Nick Meffin - APA Titled Sports & Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Nick combines evidence based medicine in combination with the clinical art. He has completed a post graduate Masters in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in New Zealand and a second Masters in Sports Physiotherapy at La Trobe in Melbourne.
Nick is one our equity partners within Lifecare Prahran Sports Medicine and is the co-clinical director of the Physiotherapy department, and mentors other physiotherapists to develop their skills and help them be more rounded practitioners.
Nick uses a hands on approach in combination with exercise based medicine. This includes shockwave therapy, dry needling, manipulation and soft tissue mobilisation. His interests lie in tendon rehabilitation, shoulders, and knee's especially post operative ligaments repairs. He is working closely with Specialist Physio Jane Rooney (FACP) in developing detailed and measurable pathway for ACL and PF Ligament Reconstruction.
His sporting involvement is vast including the Auckland Aces (in First class cricket). Assistance roles at Cricket NSW, Cricket Victoria and Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash throughout his Sports Masters.
He currently works with the Kilysth Cobras in the SEABL and Doncaster Hockey club in the Premier League.